Spiced Gingered Pear Pie

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  • prep time 25 min
  • total time 1 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 8

Ingredients

Crust

1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box

Filling

1/2
cup packed light brown sugar
1/4
cup granulated sugar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
3
tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger
1
teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
6
cups thinly sliced peeled pears (6 medium)
1
tablespoon butter, cut into small pieces

Topping

1
tablespon water
4
teaspoons granulated sugar
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Make pie crusts as directed on box for Two-Crust Pie using 9-inch glass pie pan.
  • 2 In large bowl, mix brown sugar, 1/4 cup granulated sugar and the cornstarch. Stir in ginger and lemon peel. Add pears; toss gently. Spoon into crust-lined pan. Dot with butter. Top with second crust; seal edge and flute. Cut slits or shapes in several places in top crust. Brush crust with water; sprinkle with 4 teaspoons sugar.
  • 3 Bake 40 to 45 minutes or until pears are tender and crust is golden brown. After 15 to 20 minutes of baking, cover crust edge with strips of foil to prevent excessive browning.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    420
    (
    Calories from Fat
    120),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    14g
    14%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    280mg
    280%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    74g
    74%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    32g
    32%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 1 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    5
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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